Vernon Coaker insists Labour defence cuts will not threaten Britain’s ability to protect itself

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Vernon Coaker, Labour’s shadow defence secretary. (IBT)

My interview with Labour’s shadow defence secretary, Vernon Coaker, in which he claims his party would still be able to meet the country’s defence and security needs despite having said before that he might not be able to secure all of the resources he wants from the Treasury. Watch the full interview, in which he says a new Labour government would continue to sell arms to Saudi Arabia despite its dismal human rights record.

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